Definition of Flannelette

Fibre: Cotton

Weave: Plain and twill.

Characteristics: A napped cotton fabric imitating flannel. A heavy, soft material with a napped finish, usually only on one side. In cheaper qualities the nap comes off. Launders well, easy to manipulate and is warm to wear. There are many types on the market. It may be bleached, dyed, printed, or woven in coloured stripes.

Uses: Infants and children's wear, men's, women's and children's sleeping wear, pocket linings, quilts, shirtings.

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